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(Read ebook) The Peanut Butter Trap: Hate Is Such An Ugly Word (Volume 1)

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#8770774 in Books 2015-02-16Original language:English 10.00 x .30 x 7.00l, .70 #File Name: 1523881623126 pages | File size: 25.Mb Shirley G. Perry-Church : The Peanut Butter Trap: Hate Is Such An Ugly Word (Volume 1) before purchasing it in order to gage whether or not it would be worth my time, and all praised The Peanut Butter Trap: Hate Is Such An Ugly Word (Volume 1):

The Peanut Butter Trap: Hate Is Such An Ugly Word is a unique story of racism and intolerance that is told from a rats perspective. This clever, perhaps controversial, book takes its audience on a journey into the life of a young male rat, named Joshua, who has not yet grown his whiskers. No, he isnt just any rat. In fact, Joshua and his family do not see


themselves as rats at all. His pressing curiosity about his world makes him a very smart young male. In his search for answers, Joshua doesn't understand how the privileged green giants can fear and hate his kind simply because of their outward appearances. Based on his looks alone, he is faced with what it's like to grow up different. In the darkness, instead of finding acceptance and safety, all he finds is hunger, despair, and fearall the while discovering what it's like to finally hate. In this human depiction of rats, the author shows that the rats want to have the same societal privileges and opportunities as the giants. Joshua and his family desire to have a safe place to live with access to all the good stuff that they like to eat. Finally, they just want to survive without the fear and temptations associated with the death and destruction that is hidden on seductive traps in all the dark places. This Middle Grade (MG) to Young Adult (YA) Juvenile work of Fiction is geared to help youths to better enjoy the reading process with or without the guidance of their parents and teachers. The Peanut Butter Trap: Hate Is Such An Ugly Word is designed to promote Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) in its younger reading audiences. With its awe-inspiring, hand-painted images by the author, along with a complete glossary to increase vocabulary skills, and a sneak preview into Part Two of this trilogy, this classroom-ready book is sure to satisfy questions surrounding why people choose to fear and hate one another. About the AuthorAs a former middle school teacher, self-taught artist, and childrens author, Shirley Perry-Churchs goal is to bring the relevance of reading back to academically challenged youths. In her writing of The Peanut Butter Trap, Hate Is Such An Ugly Word, Perry-Church was influenced by her own personal experiences with racial differences. She was shaped by the perception that darker skin tones resulted in ridicule and societal rejections, while lighter skin tones provided more opportunities for societal acceptance. As such, Perry-Church believes that every child, regardless of his or her skin color, is a beautiful creation of gifts and possibilities.

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